Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Real-Deal Diners"

  (6 restaurants)     Aired on: August 19, 2016 
Restaurant What to Get Show / Episode / Recommended By Yelp! Rating Restaurant Notes
1
Bette's Oceanview Diner
1807 4th St
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 644-3230
www.worldpantry.com/bette...
  • Pan-Fried Fish Sandwich
    top seller; looks good
  • Scrapple
    not your traditional scrapple recipe--use pork butt (not snout and other pork "scraps"); "OMG! This I really dig!...I will be back for the scrapple!"-Guy Fieri
  • Souffle Pancake
    similar to Dutch bunny; embedded with fresh fruit (sliced strawberries, berries, mangos, etc.)
4.0 out of 5
1706 ratings
Jersey-style diner setting in CA; ("And the kicker is...their own take on scrapple")
2
Silk City Diner & Lounge
435 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(215) 592-8838
www.silkcityphilly.com...
  • Chicken Wings
    looks good
  • Duck Confit Spring Rolls
  • Empanadas
    homemade; ham filling
  • Shrimp & Crab Potstickers
    pan fried
4.0 out of 5
736 ratings
opened in 1952; changed management and re-opened in 2007; French-trained chef; in old-fashion diner car; 3,000 square-foot beer garden opens in the spring
3
Blue Plate Diner
2041 S 2100 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801) 463-1151
theblueplatediner.com...
  • Corned Beef Hash
    homemade corned beef; looks good
  • Pork Chili Verde Burrito
    looks good
  • Smoked Salmon Club Sandwich
    w/ peppered bacon & basil mayo
3.5 out of 5
453 ratings
"established sometime around the turn of the century...voted Salt Lake's Best Breakfast by City Weekly, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011" (from its website); recommended by fans
4
Hullabaloo's Diner
15045 Fm 2154 Rd
Wellborn, TX 77845
(979) 690-3002
www.hullabaloodiner.com...
3.5 out of 5
173 ratings
1940s NY diner shipped out & restored in TX; Other Recipes: Roman Sausage Sandwich
5
Marietta Diner
306 Cobb Pkwy S
Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 423-9390
www.mariettadiner.net...
  • Paella
  • Pastichio
    Greek lasagna; layers of macaroni w/ sauteed chopped beef, topped w/ cream sauce; looks good
  • Spinach Pie (Spanakopita)
    rich pie stuffed w/ spinach, onions, cheeses & herbs enfolded by crispy, flaky phyllo dough; looks good
3.5 out of 5
1095 ratings
New Jersey-style diner w/ stainless steel & neon lights; open 24-hrs
6
Silver Skillet
200 14th St NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 874-1388
www.thesilverskillet.com...
  • Grits
    use margarine instead of butter
  • Lemon Icebox Pie
    "made the old fashioned way"
  • Skillet Country Ham
    marinated over night in soy sauce, brown sugar, paprika, cola mix; skillet-fried & served w/ red-eye gravy
3.5 out of 5
299 ratings
since 1956; landmark serving Southern comfort food; "period" atmosphere has been featured in several movies, commercials, videos & print ads (including "Remember the Titans")
 Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Real-Deal Diners"  (6 restaurants)     Aired on: August 19, 2016